‘FASD lasts a lifetime’

Every year on the ninth day of the ninth month communities across the world hold FASD awareness campaigns. The date was chosen to represent the nine months of pregnancy.

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Every year on the ninth day of the ninth month communities across the world hold FASD awareness campaigns. The date was chosen to represent the nine months of pregnancy.

An in Nunavut, a campaign is being held in Iqaluit to increase awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

As APTN National News reporter Wayne Rivers reports, organizers hope greater knowledge will prevent new cases of this preventable disease.

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